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Live+7 DVR Ratings: '20/20' & 'Nikita' Tie for 18-49 Ratings Increase, While 'Nikita' Tops Percentage Gains & '20/20' Leads Viewership Increase in Week 14

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January 13th, 2014

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Our source for Live+7 DVR ratings includes only original programs, excluding specials and repeats (which are unlikely to be heavily DVR viewed). Do the Live+7 ratings tell us anything about a show's renewal prospects we didn't already know from the Live+Same Day ratings?  No.  Click here to learn more.

During the fourteenth week  of the 2013-2014 season (December 23-29), 20/20 & Nikita topped the rankings for the week's DVR viewing adults 18-49 ratings added between the Live+Same Day period (as reported in all our other ratings posts) and the Live + 7 Day measurement periods with a gain of 0.1 adults 18-49 ratings points. They were also the only non-sports original programs that week.

Nikita  topped the % adults 18-49 ratings increase from DVR viewing, adding 50% to its Live+Same Day adults 18-49 ratings.

20/20 topped the total viewers increase from DVR viewing adding 416,000 viewers to its Live+Same Day viewership.

 

Largest 18-49 Ratings Increase From DVR Viewing for Broadcast TV Shows:

Rank Programs Net 18-49 Live+SD (rating) 18-49 Live+7 (rating) Post Airdate 18-49 Rating Absolute Increase From DVR Viewing Post Airdate 18-49 Rating % Increase from DVR Viewing
1 20/20-FRI-12/27/2013 ABC 1.1 1.2 0.1 9%
2 Nikita-12/27/2013 CW 0.2 0.3 0.1 50%
3 OT, THE-12/29/2013 FOX 4.8 4.8 0.0 0%
4 FOOTBALL NT AMERICA PT 2-12/29/2013 NBC 1.4 1.4 0.0 0%
5 FOOTBALL NT AMERICA PT 3-12/29/2013 NBC 4.8 4.8 0.0 0%
6 NBC Sunday Night Football-12/29/2013 NBC 9.3 9.3 0.0 0%

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Largest 18-49 Percentage Increase From DVR Viewing for Broadcast TV Shows:

Rank Programs Net 18-49 Live+SD (rating) 18-49 Live+7 (rating) Post Airdate 18-49 Rating Absolute Increase From DVR Viewing Post Airdate 18-49 Rating % Increase from DVR Viewing
1 Nikita-12/27/2013 CW 0.2 0.3 0.1 50%
2 20/20-FRI-12/27/2013 ABC 1.1 1.2 0.1 9%
3 OT, THE-12/29/2013 FOX 4.8 4.8 0.0 0%
4 FOOTBALL NT AMERICA PT 2-12/29/2013 NBC 1.4 1.4 0.0 0%
5 FOOTBALL NT AMERICA PT 3-12/29/2013 NBC 4.8 4.8 0.0 0%
6 NBC Sunday Night Football-12/29/2013 NBC 9.3 9.3 0.0 0%

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The 18-49 Demo % Increase From DVR Viewing ranks which of the top broadcast shows [by Live+7 18-49 ratings] had the largest percentage adults 18-49 ratings increase in viewing by DVR in their adults 18-49 Live+7 audience numbers from viewers watching shows after the airdate on their digital video recorders (DVRs).

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Largest Viewership Increase From DVR Viewing for Broadcast TV Shows:

Rank Program Net Viewership Live+SD (000) Viewership Live+7 (000) Post Airdate Absolute Viewership Increase From DVR Viewing (000) Post Airdate % Viewership Increase from DVR Viewing
1 20/20-FRI-12/27/2013 ABC 5503 5919 416 8%
2 Nikita-12/27/2013 CW 817 1149 332 41%
3 NBC Sunday Night Football-12/29/2013 NBC 27363 27492 129 0%
4 OT, THE-12/29/2013 FOX 15324 15335 11 0%
5 FOOTBALL NT AMERICA PT 3-12/29/2013 NBC 14584 14595 11 0%
6 FOOTBALL NT AMERICA PT 2-12/29/2013 NBC 4391 4391 0 0%

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The average viewership increase From DVR Viewing ranks which of the top broadcast shows [by Live+7 viewers] had the largest absolute increase in average viewership by DVR between the Live + Same Day and Live + 7 day ratings measurements.

To see the previous most DVR'd TV Shows lists click here.

Definitions:

DVR (Time-shifted) Adults 18-49 Ratings – Program ratings for national sources are produced in three streams of data LiveLive+Same Day (Live+SD) and Live+7 Day. Time shifted figures account for incremental viewing that takes place with DVRs.

Live+Same Day(Live+SD) ratings include viewing during the same broadcast day as the original telecast, with a cut-off of 3:00AM local time when meters transmit daily viewing to Nielsen for processing.

Live+7 Day ratings include incremental viewing that takes place during the 7 days following a telecast.

DVR Ratings Increase Past Airdate - How many people watched the show on their DVRs within 7 days following the airdate

Until the 2009-2010 season, we used a show's LIVE program rating or viewership as the base upon which the LIVE+7 day DVR viewing was added. Now, the press seems to be standardizing around using LIVE+SAME DAY DVR viewing as the base for the calculations, so that's what we do now as well.

Do the Live+7 ratings tell us anything about a show's renewal prospects we didn't already know from the Live+Same Day ratings?  No.  Click here to learn more.

Nielsen TV Ratings Data:©2014 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

 

 
  • k:Alex

    Haha, useless post.

  • Sonic

    Yay Nikita! This might be the last Nikita post on this site! So goodbye my dearly beloved show!

  • John A

    So no one watched the nikita finale even on DVR lol.

  • Feedback

    Get fúcking Disqus running up in here. There’s no point in commenting when I don’t ever get to see replies or follow with others’ conversations. Plus, the pagebreaks are ridiculous.

  • AllOfHerTw!st

    What the heck!!

    NFL doesn’t get much DVR lift. Will it still get renewed? :-) :razz:

  • Ram510

    I thought the last episode of Nikita got a .3?

  • JR35

    This time of year is humorous for DVR viewing. :)

  • Jamie

    Goodbye Nikita, you will be missed!

  • I Love TV!

    Nikita! You were a genius little show! Farewell my friend

  • Brandy

    @Ram no. 0.2 demo 0.80 million total viewers

  • Someone

    For a second there I thought this would be more interesting.

  • JJA

    I love it! Nikita is still making headlines.

    The show will grow as a cult hit, I’m sure of it.

  • Rob3008

    I got very excited seeing the headline until I saw the actual article… ouch!

  • Matheus

    I agree. If there was Disqus, i would be able to reply directly to the guy asking for it, and “like” his comment, and there would be better “conversations”, and all that.

    Disqus would really improve reading and participating in the commentary.

  • AniMatsuri

    This is what is know as small comfort. While it doesn’t help it’s cause in anyway Nikita can at least say they do have viewers out there.

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